Fun on the Fourth

Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 09:05 AM.

The City of Wewahitchka will kick off its celebration at 10 a.m. CT with a festival at Lake Alice Park to feature arts, crafts, food and local vendors. At dark, the annual fireworks display will light up the sky and will immediately be followed by a street dance, also to be held at Lake Alice Park.

Mexico Beach

On Thursday, July 4, Mexico Beach will host the annual Best Blast on the Beach celebration.

America’s birthday party begins bright and early at 7 a.m. CT with the Sandy Shoes 5K Fun Run at Under the Palms Park on 7th Street.

Pre-registration is available at the Mexico Beach Welcome Center or on race day from 6 a.m. - 6:45 a.m.

After the race, a kid’s fishing tournament will be held at Canal Park. Children ages 2-14 are invited to bring their poles and try to reel in a big one. The tournament runs from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. CT. There is no entry fee. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be provided to the young anglers and their families.

At 8:30 p.m. CT the annual fireworks show will light up Mexico Beach for residents and guests alike.

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